Mars FBLA members shine at conference
ADAMS TWP — Seven members of the Mars High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter placed at the 2016-17 FBLA Regional Leadership Conference, held Dec. 14 at The Fez in Aliquippa.
Sophomore Dustin Bauer took first place in the Financial Math competition. The team of seniors Zachary Kowalewski and Valerie Stapleton and junior Chase Reck earned first place in the Global Business event and the team of juniors Nick Dinderman, Ryan McGinnis and Kevin Soergel received first place in the Sports & Entertainment event.
All seven students qualified for the 2016-17 Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference, to be held April 3 to 5 in Hershey.
Mars honor society applications due
ADAMS TWP — Mars High School students may pick up applications for the school's National Honor Society program in Room 12.
Interested sophomores, juniors and seniors with a 3.75 or higher grade point average must submit the completed application and three teacher reference forms by no later than 3 p.m. Friday.
No applications will be accepted after the deadline.
5 students picked for chorus festival
ADAMS TWP — Five Mars High School students were selected by solo audition to perform in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District Chorus Festival, to be held Thursday to Saturday at Hickory High School in Hermitage, Mercer County.
The students are senior Matthew Seipp; juniors Alicia Fenton, Braeden Rawa and Alec Strawn; and sophomore Mia Manuppelli.
Julie Yu-Oppenheim, Kansas State University co-director of choral studies, will serve as guest conductor.
The event will conclude with a public concert at 4 p.m. Saturday at Hickory High School. Tickets may be purchased at the door.